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24 Irving Street, Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA 02138, United States of America – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.1/10! (score from 332 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Irving House at Harvard.
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Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
Up to three children under 7 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
One older child or adult is charged USD 15 per night when using existing beds.
One older child or adult is charged USD 20 per night in an extra bed.
One child under 4 years stays free of charge when using existing beds.
The maximum number of extra beds/cribs in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
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Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.
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Score from 2008 reviews Good
It was pricey for a bed&breakfast, but it seemed that all hotels were that expensive during the period I visited.
Room and breakfast.
Parking of course was difficult. The drive way is for small vehicles. It was also murder to find the place. The business can not help all the one way streets that prevent a person from getting to the location easily. Perhaps the staff could give directions from 93 in a more intelligible manner than Yahoo.com
The staff was most patient with my need for directions.
I like coffee and small pastries at breakfast
Hospitality was best value I've had in awhile. Breakfast area was a snack area later until 11 pm. Parking on premises was a little tight but it worked.
the person behind the desk offered to order an early morning taxi for me, then forgot.
location was ideal
Free parking but very limited. Need to stay put once you are parked, arrive early. Thin walls. Extremely expensive for just a basic room.
Perfect location for Harvard, free parking, very clean, nice breakfast
conveniently located with warm environment.
Of course, room is quiet if your room neighbours are quiet but that is part and parcel of the charm of an old house.
Room was very clean and quiet. Location is perfect and you go though the Harvard Yard to get the Red subway line. Good breakfast including fruits and home-made muffins.
Being an older structure, I think probably the insulation was not the best. We had a very noisy group above us and often felt like they were coming through the ceiling.
The staff was extremely helpful and the food was probably the best we have ever had in a Bed and Breakfast. If you don't mind walking, the location was very convenient.
Homey but professional. Terrific staff, eager to please. Always stay here when in town.
Staying in Harvard expriencing the heritage and history of personal hospitality.
super slow and unreliable wifi
Clean room, good staff
One morning there was no hot water and it was possible to take shower, then at 8am they started with the washing machine that made it impossible to sleep or read something while in the room (at least on the ground floor where my room was located). Wi fi super slow!
no noise suppression, - though set up in a corner room on the top floor, a restful sleep was hard to come by given the mix of animated folks inclined to saturate the hallways with ample acoustic energy well past 10:00 pm - likely friendly sorts - just not an easy go of it if sleep before midnight is a priority - might be a selling point to have a designated quiet floor (think, Amtrak's quiet car)
the vibe: somewhere between elder hostel and Harvard dorm
Wifi connection not stable, not powerful enough
Very nice and warm host, free candy/coffee/hot water. nice breakfast. Room was very clean and quiet, location of hotel is perfect ! can't ask more!
Bed was a little uncomfortable for 2 people.
Relaxed setting and helpful staff. They had passes to yoga and s fitness center! Pleasant open area with snacks, coffee and tea all day.
I could enjoy some vegetables for breakfast
comfortable and well maintained home, welcoming and supportive staff, in a good location near Harvard and Lesley universities, museums and various nice places to hang out.
Location, great wifi, good breakfast
House is very large with many rooms which may surprise those expecting a quaint bnb.
Rooms are spotless and well laid out (if small). Breakfast is free and very good. Location is perfect for those visiting Harvard.
Very much appreciate the care taken to be environmentally responsible. Enjoyed the sense of cooperative staff work.
The bedding is cheap and thin and the amenities (soap shampoo right out of dollar store). Shared newspaper.
The Irving House is located a ten minute walk from Harvard Square. The room was clean as was the bathroom. The complimentary breakfast was an added treat.
The heat was atrocious. We had the window fully open, and it still was HOT.
Everything, except the heat.
Comfortable and relaxed atmosphere. Staff were helpful and friendly. Breakfast was good. I've stayed here before and was happy to come back.
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